March Madness by the numbers

$8.98 million: 2019 salary for college basketball’s highest paid coach, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski versus $1.4 million combined for Duke’s president and the state’s governor.

$4 billion: Corporate losses due to unproductive workers during March Madness.

$10 billion: Amount wagered on the 2018 NCAA men’s basketball tournament with $9.7 billion of that done illegally.

18x: Difference between the average NBA rookie’s salary, $2.75 million, and a Division 1 men’s basketball scholarship for a year, $150K.